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Building Technology Heritage Library

Association for Preservation Technology, Int.

The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is primarily a collection of American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical building guides. Trade catalogs are an important primary source to document past design and construction practices. These materials can aid in the preservation and conservation of older structures as well as other research goals.



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Building Technology Heritage Library
by W. B. McKay
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152 p, ill, 22 x 28.5 cm
Topics: Architecture handbook, Building construction manual, brickwork, masonry, drainage
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Home Builders Catalog Co.
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eye 28,584
favorite 94
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618 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog This is the second half of this 1058 page catalog. the first half is also on the Internet Archive as a separate listing.
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture -- catalogs, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by W. B. McKay
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eye 6,669
favorite 11
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162 p, ill, 22 x 28.5 cm
Topics: Architecture handbook, Building construction manual, carpentry, joinery, roof coverings
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Home Owners' Service Institute
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eye 9,300
favorite 48
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316 p. ; ill., plans ; 30 cm. ; book
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Geo. E. Watson Co.
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eye 7,608
favorite 125
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1 v. (unpaged), ill., 24 cm, trade catalog
Topics: stencils -- catalogs, Division 09, interior decoration, painting, decorative finishing
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Andrew C. Borzner
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eye 23,923
favorite 105
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132 p., ill., plans, 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Herbert Chivers
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favorite 90
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32 p. ; ill., plans ; 21 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
130 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm., trade catalog
Topics: interior decoration, Division 09, paints, varnish, decoration and ornament
160 p. : ill. ; 27 cm., Trade Catalog
Topics: Decoration and Ornament, Ornaments, Zinc, Division 12, Furnishings, Metal Ornamentation, Exterior...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Lake Shore Lumber & Coal Co.
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53 p., ill, 32 cm, trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by American Builder Publishing Corp.
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favorite 40
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272 p. ; ill., plans ; 30 cm. ; book
Topics: house plans -- catalogs'\, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Morgan Company
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67 pl., ill, 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: millwork -- catalogs, woodwork -- catalogs, Division 06, ornamental woodwork, wood trim
Building Technology Heritage Library
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favorite 75
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60 p., ill., 16 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: stencils -- catalogs, Division 09, paint
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Royal Barry Wills
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110 p. ; ill., plans ; 30 cm. ; book
Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, house planning
Building Technology Heritage Library
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favorite 87
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[34] p., ill, 27 x 10 cm, trade catalog
Topics: stencils -- catalogs, interior decoration, Division 09
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Standard Homes Company
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favorite 42
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47 p. : ill., plans ; 30 cm., trade catalog
Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Hoosier Manuf. Co.
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eye 6,865
favorite 58
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56 p, B&W illus
Topic: Kitchens, kitchen casework, Division 12, furnishings
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Standard Homes Co.
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favorite 12
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64 p. ; ill., plans ; 32 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by National Lumber Manufacturers Association
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32 p., illus., plans, 28 cm
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
160 p., ill., plans, 28 cm, trade catalog, No. 8
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Modern Home Plans
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favorite 91
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48 p., illus., plans, 28 cm
( 1 reviews )
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, ranch houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Hydraulic Press Brick Co.
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100 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
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1 portfolio ([51] leaves) : ill., plans ; 29 cm. trade catalogs.
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by A C Smeaton
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288 p, ill, 17 x 10.5 cm
Topics: Construction techniques, carpentary, masonry, joinery, bricklaying, surveying
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Co.
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51 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by M. L. Keith
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160 p. ; ill., plans ; 27 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Wm A. Lambert
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favorite 37
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120 p. ; ill., plans ; 30 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Chicago Tribune
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110 p. ; ill., plans ; 32 cm. ; book
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Douglas Fir Plywood Assoc.
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favorite 77
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38 p., illus., plans, 28 cm
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Topics: house plans --- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, vacation houses,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by United States Gypsum Co.
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112 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Home Book Publishers, Francis W. Brown, Ed.
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112 p., ill, plans, 32 cm
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, ranch houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Royal Barry Wills
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94 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
Topics: domestic architecture -- catalogs, Division 12, house plans, Division 06, wood stairs, wood railings
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Wm. E. Pedersen
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64 p. ; ill., plans ; 26 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
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64 p., ill., 22 x 28 cm, trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: stencils -- catalogs, Division 09, interior decoration
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Building Age Publishing Co.
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favorite 43
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96 p. ; ill., plans, photographs ; 33 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
229 p. : ill. ; 33 cm., trade catalog
Topics: plaster, Division 09, plaster ornament, decorative plasterwork, architectural decoration and...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by William A. Radford
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favorite 34
comment 1
82 p., ill., plans, 28 cm, trade catalog
( 1 reviews )
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, commercial architecture, storefronts, commercial...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears Roebuck & Co.
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eye 3,924
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146 p. : ill., plans ; 30 cm., trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by W. B. Mc Kay
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184 p, ill, 22 x 28.5 cm
Topics: Architecture handbook, Building construction manual, brickwork, masonry, carpentry
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Andrew Hoffman Manufacturing Co.
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15 p., ill., 22 cm, trade catalog
Topics: windows, Division 08, wood windows, casement windows
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Robert L. Stevenson
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203 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; book
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
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80 p., illus., 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: Building materials - millwork, lumber, windows, doors, roofing, storm windows
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Lane Publishing Co.
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eye 2,241
favorite 22
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160 p. ; ill., plans, photographs ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Plan Publishers Inc.
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v. ; ill., plans ; 30 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, ranch homes
Building Technology Heritage Library
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48 p., illus., 28 cm, trade literature
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Topics: electrical, Division 26, wiring
238 p., [14] [. of plates, ill., 31 cm trade catalogs.
Topic: millwork (woodwork) -- catalogs, Division 06, built-in furniture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Building Plan Holding Corp.
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84 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
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48 p., ill., plans, 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, colonial revival
Building Technology Heritage Library
by EverWear Manufacturing Co.
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48 p. ; ill. ; 22 cm; trade catalog
Topics: playground equipment -- catalogs, Division 11, play field equipment and structures, playground...
[2] p., [1], 172 [i.e. 133] p. of plates : all ill. ; 36 cm., trade catalog
Topics: sheet metal, Division 05, ornamental metals, stamped metal, architectural ornament
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Otis Elevator Co.
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44 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: elevators -- catalogs, Division 14
Building Technology Heritage Library
by J. W. Lindstrom
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63 p. ; ill., plans ; 26 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Malm Brothers & Co.
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favorite 68
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44 p., ill., 15 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: stencils -- catalogs, Division 09, paint
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Home Planners Inc.
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eye 1,861
favorite 15
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128 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Keith Corp.
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276 p. ; ill., plans, photographs ; 26 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by L. F. Garlinghouse Co., Inc.
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64 p. ; ill., plans, photographs ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Joseph T. Evans
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63 p., ill., plans, 29 cm, trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Herman H. York
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63 p. ; ill., plans ; 27 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by American Face Brick Association
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eye 2,648
favorite 5
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47 p. : ill. ; 26 cm., trade catalog
Topics: fireplaces, Division 10, fire brick, Division 04, mantlepieces
431 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: woodwork -- catalogs, sashes -- catalogs, doors -- catalogs, Division 06, Division 08, Division 12,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Co.
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eye 5,169
favorite 32
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118 p. ; ill., plans ; 29 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, Division 08, Division 22, Division 26, domestic architecture, designs and...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears. Roebuck and Co.
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favorite 44
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126 p., ill., plans, 29 cm, trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, prefabricated houses, kit houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Home Plan Book Co.
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favorite 44
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52 p, B&W illus and photos
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Chivers, Herbert C.
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160 p. : ill., trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Montgomery Ward Co.
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favorite 70
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1064 p. + inserts, ill., 32 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: Montgomery Ward -- catalogs, building materials -- catalogs, housewares -- catalogs
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Hiawatha T. Estes
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48 p., illus., plans, 26 cm
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, ranch houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Stanley
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192 p. ; ill. ; 18 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: tools -- catalogs, construction tools -- catalogs, Division 41, manufacturing equipment, cutting...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Radford Architectural Co.
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favorite 19
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66 p. ; ill. ; 27 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Gordon-Van Tine Company
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eye 2,847
favorite 11
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142 P., ill., 30 cm, trade catalog
Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, designs and plans, kit homes, prefabricated
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Roach & Musser Sash and Door Co.
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494 p. ; ill. ; 26 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: woodwork -- catalogs, doors -- catalogs, Division 06, Division 08, Division 12, wood posts and...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Hollow Building Tile Association
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110 p., ill, 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: clay tile masonry, Division 04, masonry, terra cotta tile, fireproofing, hollow tile, structural...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by National Plan Service, Inc.
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eye 3,517
favorite 41
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24 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans, ranch homes
56 p. ; ill., plans, photographs ; 34 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
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640 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog This is the first half of this 1058 page catalog. The second half is also on the Internet Archive as a separate listing.
Topics: building materials -- catalogs, Division 03, Division 04, Division 06, Division 07, Division 08,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
texts
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981 p; ill.; 33.7 cm; trade catalog;
Topics: Furniture - - catalogs, Division 12, cabinets